Abey Bazou

Mr. Bazou is Magistrate and Permanent Secretary of the National Committee of the Rural Code of Niger that is addressing issues on land. He has held this position since 2008 and has also served as Director of Legislation at the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock as well as Commissioner of the National formalisation of public property management. He is a graduate of the University of Niamey and holds a qualification from the National School of Magistracy of Paris.

Given his experience with the LPI implementation in Niger, Mr Bazou has realised first-hand the significance of engaging heads of states on land matters. He is specifically interested in addressing conflict between pastoralists and other land users.